More Surprise Babies for us

You would think after having four children we would not be surprised by a baby! Well baby animals are much different and a huge surprise when you are not expecting it. We had our first surprise in the spring with the baby cria that was born. Turns out alpacas are pregnant for 11 1/2 months.Continue Reading …

When the Family Pet Is More Than Just a Pet

Some people fall into the category of, “my pet is just an animal, not a family member”. Everyone else falls into the category of, “my pet is a family member”.  Those people are the ones who stay up all night worrying about Fido having an upset stomach or cry until the cat, Peaches, comes homeContinue Reading …

Win a Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero Prize Pack

As documented in history books but largely forgotten today, the heartwarming CG-animated feature Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero from Fun Academy Studios, based on the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond between a young Soldier and a stray dog, is coming to theatres across the U.S. on April 13!  See the new trailer here:  https://vimeo.com/257724723 For hisContinue Reading …

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

So, you’ve decided that your family is ready to add a dog into the chaos! There’s plenty of love to go around and everyone has promised to do their bit! But how do you go about choosing the right breed? Large or small? Long haired or short? Do you and your family have the energyContinue Reading …

Love your Purebreed Labrador with Royal Canin

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Royal Canin. All opinions are 100% mine. We have a lot of animals! More than the average family and it is easy to forget that each and everyone is unique and has special needs. Not only do each one of our pets have theirContinue Reading …

What you Should know Before Adopting a Cat #ChurchandDwight

This post is part of the Church & Dwight ambassador program. All opinions are my own   There are many things that get better with age, and a feline friend is one of them! If you’re thinking about adopting a kitten or know someone who is, ask that they consider a senior cat instead. Sure,Continue Reading …

Call me Farmer Ginger

It has been a busy summer here. We have been exploring a bit but mainly the busyness has been at home. It all started in June when we attended a hobby farm auction. While driving by the auction house one day I saw a sign for an upcoming auction. I told my husband that iContinue Reading …

How to Make Your Fur Baby Part of the Family Experience

For much of human history animals have been part of the tribe. They were necessary companions that helped create a safe environment for their humans and who helped procure food at times. It is a recent trend that animals have transitioned from helpers and pets to what many people now call fur babies.It is nowContinue Reading …